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Groovy Gecko to stream live launch event with Tim Minchin for new book platform

Groovy Gecko, leading webcast specialist today announced it will be providing the live stream for an exclusive, global “Buy-to-View” event, for the launch of Tim Minchin’s Storm.

London(03 Oct 2014)

Tim Minchin, the award-winning Australian musician, songwriter, actor and comedian will be launching the illustrated book version of his hugely popular beat-poem, STORM. 

The event will be streamed live by Groovy Gecko from Soho House, Los Angeles to Bookomi customers who have pre-ordered a copy of the special launch paperback edition of STORM in the Bookomi shop for the RRP of £12.99. They will also be able to submit questions to Tim. The special launch paperback edition book has been made available in the Bookomi online shop from 11am on Wednesday 17th September via the following link: www.bookomi.com/storm 

STORM, published by Orion on the 16th October 2014, is an illustrated book born from the hit online animation of Tim Minchin’s sublime beat-poem of the same name. With over three million views on YouTube, STORM has become an anthem for critical thinking worldwide.

With a foreword by Neil Gaiman, the special launch paperback edition is exclusive to Bookomi and includes a limited edition numbered print signed by DC Turner. 

Tim Minchin has been performing his unique brand of musical comedy in front of appropriately excitable and ever-growing audiences since 2005. He is the composer and lyricist for the West End and Broadway musical MATILDA, provided narration for Shaun Tan's OSCAR-winning animation THE LOST THING, and completed an arena tour culminating in dates at the Sydney Opera House, and the Royal Albert Hall with the 55-piece Heritage Orchestra. He played a lead role as Judas Iscariot in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, is currently working on a DreamWorks animation and has played Hyde Park, London this summer. Tim has over 760,000 followers on Twitter and a dedicated army of fans. He lives in LA with his wife and two children.

We are pleased to be providing the live stream for this event,” commented Jake Ward, Business Development Director, Groovy Gecko. “Tim Minchin is a hugely popular musician, songwriter, actor and comedian and giving fans exclusive access in this way through a brand new and unique platform heralds the start of a new way for people to engage with their favourite authors.”

Groovy Gecko will be streaming the event live 11am Los Angeles / 7pm London on Monday 6th October.

About Groovy Gecko

Groovy Gecko (est. 1999) provides businesses and broadcasters with global webcasting services for live and on-demand streaming to any device from anywhere. Groovy Gecko is renowned for delivering complex and technically difficult webcasts.